Architecture of Iran in Qajar Era

Zinat Azimi Yekta
2015 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
The status and rating of Qajar architecture in the architectural history of Iran's past (before the new era) can be discussed and thought. In short, Qajar architecture is the continuation of the prior periods' architecture especially Safavid. In many cases, due to the entrance of elements such as street and square to Iran as well as traveling to Europe and ... some changes occur in the Qajar architecture and architecture is formed based of these elements. In the Qajar era, some elements and
more » ... es such as arc-shaped and crescent-shaped fenestrations above orsi, santouri, springhouse entered in architecture which are counted as architecture characteristics of this era. Therefore, in the Qajar era, despite the entrance of new elements such as streets and squares (today meaning), we are witness to the growth and evolution of the architecture. Thus, in this paper, we attempt to introduce Qajar architecture and its common elements.
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v5-i5/1638 fatcat:6kdcqnb44rhmbftc44xddkuj4q